The Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association (OCWGA) and the Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) listened to today’s press conference by Governor John Kasich with great concern. Agriculture groups were not consulted on his plans nor were we asked to participate in today’s announcement. After failing to convince even a single member of the Ohio General
The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) today expressed disappointment and increasing concern regarding the implementation of a 25 percent tariff on Chinese products and the resulting retaliation by China on soybeans. “We’re now looking at a 25 percent tariff on every single soybean that we try to sell to China,” said Kirk Merritt, OSC executive
The Ohio Soybean Association denounced the White House’s decision to impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion in Chinese products, which China has said it will answer with a retaliatory 25 percent tariff on imported U.S. soybeans. China purchases 61 percent of total U.S. soybean exports and more than 30 percent of overall U.S.
The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) and Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association (OCWGA) applaud the recent passage by the Ohio Senate of Senate Bill 299 and House Bill 634, bipartisan legislation that would invest $20 million in farm equipment and other initiatives to help farmers reduce phosphorus runoff in the Western Lake Erie Basin.
The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) is again expressing concern with the recent decision by the Administration to continue moving forward with its plan to apply a 25 percent tariff on select Chinese imports. China has stated previously that if the tariffs on nearly $50 billion in Chinese goods go into effect, it will impose a
The Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association (OCWGA) and the Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) today endorsed Ohio Senate Bill 229 and Ohio House Bill 634, bipartisan legislation which would invest significant new resources to protect water quality throughout the state. OCWGA and OSA representatives will testify today in favor of HB 634, sponsored by
OSA Asks Trump Administration to Reconsider Harmful Trade War The Ohio Soybean Association expressed its frustration today about the escalation of a trade dispute that has resulted in China’s announcement of a proposed 25 percent tariff on imported U.S. soybeans. OSA is calling on the White House to reconsider proposed tariffs imposed upon the largest
While one Ohio soybean farmer became immediate-past Chairman of the United Soybean Board (USB) last week, another was elected to the Governing Committee of the American Soybean Association (ASA). Ohio Soybean Association and ASA board member, Bret Davis, of Delaware County was elected during the December board meeting to the ASA Governing Committee. This committee
The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) Board of Trustee elections are open in five districts. To be eligible for a district position, you must live in a county in the districts listed below. Districts up for election include: • District 3 – Ashland, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Richland, Summit, Trumbull
In partnership with Ohio Ag Equipment, all new and renewing Ohio Soybean Association members will be entered to win 50 hours with a Challenger MT500 tractor. To qualify, members must have signed up and paid for an OSA membership between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. “We are excited to extend our partnership with